US troops withdrawal

Actors Tom Hardy, Channing Tatum to headline movie about Afghanistan evacuation

Universal has picked up the untitled project, which will be directed by George Nolfi of 'The Adjustment Bureau' fame.

published on : 10th November 2021

Qatar emerges as key player in Afghanistan after US pullout

Qatar will be among global heavyweights when U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken hosts a virtual meeting to discuss a coordinated approach for the days ahead, as the U.S. completes its withdrawal

published on : 30th August 2021

'All parties' should establish contact with Taliban  and 'guide it actively': China to US

Wang urged the US to take concrete actions to help Afghanistan combat terrorism and violence on the premise of respecting its sovereignty and independence, instead of practicing double standards.

published on : 30th August 2021

'We can't do enough': US lawmakers flooded by evacuation pleas from those stuck in Afghanistan

The stories have poured in by the thousands with heartbreaking pleas not to be left behind. The tissues are used for crying breaks, one of the aides explained.

published on : 28th August 2021

Taliban warns of 'consequences' if August 31 deadline for US-led troop withdrawal is extended

On the agenda for world leaders there is expected to be a push for the US to seek an extension of the August 31 deadline, as time is running out for the evacuation of foreign nationals.

published on : 23rd August 2021

Taliban crisis: US President Biden warns lives could be lost in massive Kabul airlift operations

Biden's remarks on Friday come as the US rushed to airlift as many people as possible out of the Afghan capital ahead of a self-imposed deadline to depart Afghanistan by August 31.

published on : 21st August 2021

Five promises the Taliban have made in Afghanistan

A core point of the troop withdrawal deal Washington signed with the Taliban last year was that they will not allow militant groups to operate out of Afghanistan.

published on : 19th August 2021

Biden orders 1,000 more troops to aid Afghanistan departure

The last-minute decision to re-insert thousands of U.S. troops into Afghanistan reflected the dire state of security as the Taliban seized control of multiple Afghan cities in a few short days. 

published on : 15th August 2021

US to evacuate at-risk citizens including journalists, aid workers from Afghanistan

The State Department said it is widening the scope of Afghans eligible for refugee status in United States to include current and former employees of U.S.-based news organizations, among other groups.

published on : 2nd August 2021

Tightrope walk for India in Afghanistan

Today, India’s concerns viz Afghanistan is as much geo-political as it is geo-strategic.

published on : 11th July 2021

Taliban surround Afghan city as commandos launch counterattack

Residents in Qala-i-Naw had either fled the city or stayed indoors Thursday after more than 24 hours of intense fighting that saw the Afghan air force launch strikes on Taliban positions.

published on : 8th July 2021

'Talibanned': From kite-running to breakdancing, Afghan pastimes again under threat

The insurgents have made enormous military and territorial gains since US troops began their final withdrawal in May, and their leaders say they want Afghanistan to return to being an Islamic emirate.

published on : 5th July 2021

China, Pak, Afghanistan FMs to hold trilateral meeting to discuss Afghan peace prospects after US troops withdrawal

Last month, China offered to host peace talks between the Afghan government and Taliban militants to forge peace in view of the US troops withdrawal from Afghanistan by September.

published on : 2nd June 2021